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Why you won’t be using Bluetooth 5 on your Galaxy S8 just yet – Gary explains

by Gary Sims 3 days ago42 comments

How long have you had your current Android phone? [Poll of the Week]

by Jimmy Westenberg 11 hours ago107 comments

Computex 2017 is here: find out all the latest news from the tech event

by Scott Adam Gordon 15 hours ago0 comments

Can the OnePlus 5 be a hit with a higher price?

by John Callaham 2 days ago138 comments
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Kyocera DuraForce XD coming soon: a rugged phablet

AT&T just announced a brand new rugged phablet from Kyocera, the DuraForce XD. The device has some impressive certifications and a large 5.7-inch screen.
by Matthew BensonOctober 19, 201512

MANN ZUG 3+ review, IP68 certified rugged smartphone

If you find yourself outdoors frequently, in environments that aren't friendly towards smartphones, then the MANN ZUG 3 could be the perfect phone for you.
by Gary SimsSeptember 24, 201413

Can phones get any better? Really?

Do we need to improve smartphones any further or are they good enough? What would you really like to see a major improvement in? Do we need better batteries and displays, or greater ...
by Simon HillAugust 26, 201486

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active review: a true flagship in a ruggedized body

The Samsung Galaxy S5, with it's IP67 certification, features protection from dust and the occasional splash in the water. But what if that protection isn't enough? Well, the Samsung ...
by Lanh NguyenJuly 1, 201412
 
 

iMAN i3 Rugged Smartphone – full review and hands on

If you spend a lot of time outdoors then the iMAN i3 could be just the phone you need - it is a 4.3 inch, quad-core device with an IP68 waterproof rating.
by Gary SimsJune 23, 201416

Archos Quechua Phone is rugged enough for deserts and mountains

Archos, maker of myriad inexpensive Android tablets and smartphones, has partnered with outdoor gear company Quechua to produce a new rugged Android smartphone that’s rugged enough to ...
by Shawn IngramDecember 2, 201310

Verizon Casio Commando 4G LTE press image apparently leaked

A press image of the Casio Commando 4G LTE has apparently been leaked. Check it out in the rest of the article.
by Chris SmithJune 11, 2013

Is there a place for a rugged device in your life?

In this Friday Debate, we discuss waterproof, dustproof, and shockproof devices, and what they mean for the Android ecosystem. Join us in the comments.
by Bogdan PetrovanJune 7, 20136

CAT B15 first impressions and hands-on (video and gallery)

At CTIA 2013, Android Authority's Joshua Vergara had some hands-on time with the CAT B15, the latest in Caterpillar's range of rugged devices.
by Bogdan BeleMay 22, 20135
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